verb (used with object), nul·li·fied, nul·li·fy·ing.
- nullarbor plain,
- nulli secundus,
Origin of nullify
Examples from the Web for nullifies
Keep making fun of the Citizens United ruling; that needs 365 24/7 attention until Congress passes a law that nullifies it.#ColbertCash: What Should Stephen Colbert Do With His $1 Million in Super-PAC Money?|Brian Ries, Sam Schlinkert|January 31, 2012|DAILY BEAST
But of the smoke which nullifies and destroys all these things, not a word!Impressions And Comments|Havelock Ellis
The present constitution of the state, adopted in 1901, nullifies this fundamental condition.Civil War and Reconstruction in Alabama|Walter L. Fleming
This nullifies the treaty in all that relates to fugitive slaves guilty of crimes against their masters.Thirty Years' View (Vol. II of 2)|Thomas Hart Benton
A great dream or ambition in life often obviates personal ailments and nullifies their potency.How to Live|Irving Fisher and Eugene Fisk
Sectarianism in education stultifies and robs the child and nullifies the finest national instincts in education.The Higher Powers of Mind and Spirit|Ralph Waldo Trine
verb -fies, -fying or -fied (tr)
Word Origin for nullify
1590s, from Late Latin nullificare "to esteem lightly, despise," literally "to make nothing," from Latin nullus "not any" (see null) + root of facere "to make" (see factitious). Related: Nullified; nullifying.